arts

Haunted Halloween at the Asylum

This fun event for all ages will be held at the same time as Somerstreets on Somerville Ave, where A2 members will be carving giant pumpkins! FREE family friendly activities include a haunted photo booth, mask making, costume making and of course some scary artists and robots lurking around every corner. 😀


Massmouth Story Night

Everyone has a story. Come enjoy an evening of storytelling featuring local community voices. The showcase features graduates of Massmouth’s Craft Your Story class hosted in partnership with CultureHouse. Meet new people in the neighborhood while listening to a mix of entertaining, true, first-person, live stories.


All Star Jazz Musicians from NY lead by Ingrid Laubrock

The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes the return of Ingrid Laubrock now leading her (new) Quartet She’s from Brooklyn (by way of Germany/London) with all-star New York musicians including a legend to be* Ingrid Laubrock, tenor, soprano saxophones, composer Brandon Seabrook, guitar Michael Formanek, bass Tom Rainey, drums* Laubrock’s Quartet: Her music straddles the boundaries […]


Language and Art Build Bridges at the Center for Arabic Culture

“I want the community to know what I know, because they will love it.”  That’s what Alma Richeh says about her work at the Center for Arabic Culture (CAC), where she and others explore Arab and Arab-American cultures through art and education. For more than a decade, the center—headquartered at the Somerville Armory but started at […]


Magnus Johnstone: RAPTURE

Join us from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 for a gallery reception, an art and music Pop-up and a celebration of the art and music of Magnus Johnstone. Magnus Johnstone: Rapture is a gallery exhibition that features paintings by a man who was immersed in the Cambridge and Greater Boston arts scene that […]


Book Talk with Heli Meltsner: The Arts and Crafts Houses of Massachusetts

Meticulously researched and with abundant color photos, Arts and Crafts Houses of Massachusetts focuses on the state’s Arts and Crafts domestic architecture and is the only book to include an illustrated field guide. In this talk, Heli Meltsner will help us identify qualities of this difficult-to-describe movement. At least two of the state’s most prominent architects chose […]


The Fourth Wall Presents…Breakneck Julius Caesar

Breakneck Julius Caesar by Timothy Mooney “60 cardiovascular minutes that leave Mooney sweating, and his audience shouting ‘Huzzah!’” – Orlando Sentinel What is Breakneck Julius Caesar? Breakneck Julius Caesar is an interactive one-man event, with the audience taking on roles of Senators, Conspirators and “The Mob” in the course of the play. It comes to Boston by […]


Zines for Tweens at Albertine Press

Zines are self-published books with a rich history in DIY, underground, and protest culture. This zine-making workshop, hosted by local illustrator and cartoonist Lily Xie, will introduce a collection of local zines and work with participants to craft their own collaborative and individual zines to take home. Lily Xie is an illustrator and cartoonist based […]


MEET YOUR WINNERS: Arts & Entertainment

Events Space: OBERON 2 Arrow St., (617) 547-8300 americanrepertorytheater.org/venue/oberon Named for the medieval King of the Fairies, Harvard Square’s OBERON is the raucous sister-venue to the larger American Repertory Theater. Billing itself as a “thriving incubator for emerging artists to imagine new projects that could only exist in this exciting club theater environment,” the A.R.T.’s […]